In the summer, you'll find plenty to do in Destin after dark. From martini bars to fishing bars, Destin has a variety of places tfor partying or just lounging. Most resorts and many restaurants have live shows in the summer but you should call ahead on weekdays or during the slow season (October-February) to double check. You can also find out what is happening each week in the Walten Sun newspaper.

Here are some fun places to check out: 

  • Hog's Breath Cafe: go here for a great live entertainment (541 Highway 98. 850-837-5991)
  • Nightown: always gathers a large young crowd who are there for the largest dance floor in Destin, live reggae, billiards, and TVs. (140 Palmetto Street. 850-837-6448)
  • Howl at the Moon: A fun Dueling Piano Rock and Roll Show, a great place to start your night. (Located on Okaloosa Island - 850-301-0111) 
  • Picolo's The Red Bar: this is one of the most popular places in Destin for fantastic jazz performances. (70 Hotz Avenue. 850-231-1008)
  • The 3-THIRTY-1: This bar is one of the most frequented spots by locals and it has a great waterview location. (24200 US Hwy 331. 850-622-3335)
  • The Swamp:  Fun live rock bands.  Located on Okaloosa Island
  • Fudpuckers:  Offers a teen night.   Located in Destin